The Lotte Giants escaped from a losing streak.
Lotte won 3-0 in a home game against Doosan Bears held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 10th. Lotte escaped from 2 consecutive losses and harvested the 16th win (10 losses) of the season. Doosan’s season record was 14 wins, 1 draw and 15 losses, and the win rate fell below 50% again.
Lotte’s foreign pitcher Charlie Barnes pitched the season’s first quality start (6 or more starting innings, 3 earned runs or less) while shutting 6⅔ scoreless innings.
Doosan starter Choi Won-joon, who did not win this season as he did not receive scoring support, pitched well with 3 runs in 7 innings, but the first win was missed once again by the silent batting line.
Lotte: Kim Min-seok (center fielder) – Ko Seung-min (1st baseman) – Jeon Jun-woo (designated hitter) – Jack Rex (right fielder) – Ahn Chi-hong (2nd baseman) – Noh Jin-hyeok (shortstop) – Park Seung-wook (3rd baseman) – Yoo Kang-nam (catcher) – Yoon Dong-hee ( The starting lineup was formed in the order of left fielder).
Doosan has Su-bin Jeong (center fielder) – Jose Rojas (left fielder) – Jae-hwan Kim (designated hitter) – Eui-ji Yang (catcher) – Seok-hwan Yang (1st baseman) – Kyung-min Heo (3rd baseman) – Chanyeol Yang (right fielder) – Kye-beom Park (2nd baseman) – Yuchan Lee (Shortstop) started.
Doosan had a chance to run 1st and 2nd base safely in the top of the second inning, but failed to score.
Lotte scored first. In the bottom of the 3rd inning, lead batter Yoo Kang-nam got a hit, and Yoon Dong-hee continued the chance with a hit. Kim Min-seok struck out, but Go Seung-min’s timely double hit took the lead. 안전놀이터
A home run hit in the bottom of the fourth inning. Leading batter An Chi-hong hit a slider high in the strike zone on 1B and passed it over the left wall.
At the end of the 7th inning, Lotte scored a runaway score. Leading hitter Noh Jin-hyeok got a hit, and Park Seung-wook’s sacrifice bunt made it 1 out and 2 base. Kang-Nam Yoo then hit a double that went to the right of the right fielder and ran away 3-0.
Following Barnes, Koo Seung-min was responsible for the last out in the 7th inning and the 8th inning without a run, and Kim Won-jung in the 9th inning saved the victory by organizing the innings with a three-way exit. Koo Seung-min recorded his 9th hold of the season, and Kim Won-joong recorded his 8th save of the season.